New and old cell phones are helping people to avoid parking tickets in Montclair in New Jersey in the United States. The municipality has rolled out an innovative new scheme to allow people to pay for parking with their cell phone, with drivers able to sign up for the project at the website parkmobile.com and even download a special application to help them to do so.
In a new initiative led by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, pregnant women and babies will be able to use their cell phones to access important health information.
In what is being called a surprise amendment to a texting while driving ban, Mobile, Alabama Councilman John Williams has requested that, instead of just banning texting while driving, the new ordinance make it illegal to use any type of handheld electronic device for any reason.
New and old cell phones are finally going to get the protection that landline phones have been getting for some time thanks to a new law being enacted in Indiana in the United States
New and old cell phones are set to be used to send health information to mothers throughout the world in a new scheme that has been announced by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
I read about this on Mashable this morning; apparently, some people who use Google Android OS smartphones are not able to download internet tethering applications from the Android Marketplace; specifically, those who use carriers T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, or AT&T. All indications point to the carriers being to blame, not Google.
Apps, websites and other tools that can be accessed by mobile phone, including old cell phones as well as the more advanced smartphone variety, have been cited as the most popular tool for traveling by experts. The experts, who were asked to choose their most loved tools for traveling by The Associated Press, almost unanimously pointed to the ubiquitous cell phone.
For the first quarter of 2011, figures relating to cell phone sales in the USA show that out of every five cell phones sold here, two of them are either LG or Samsung, highlighting the importance that the budget phone still plays in the cell phone market.
Smartphones outsold ordinary handsets for the first time ever in the United States in the opening quarter of this year, it has been revealed. More than 50 per cent of the cell phones sold in the first quarter of 2011 were smartphones rather than the traditional handset variety, with Samsung the big player in the US market with a 23 per cent share, according to research firm the NPD Group.
A new version of a bill that could force cell phone companies to place warnings on their products is being considered by the California Senate in the United States. The bill, which has been proposed by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) received its first reading by the Rules Committee of the State Senate this week and will now pass on to the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.